Arthur E. Alton Jr., 78, of Chicago died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, in Chicago.

Dr. Alton was born Sept. 20, 1934, in Wortham, Texas. He was a dentist, member of Trinity United Methodist Church and an Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Naomi Alton of Chicago; one son, Dr. Jeffery Alton of Alexandria, Va.; one daughter, Adrienne Alton-Gust of Chicago; and one sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Marvin Brewster of Texarkana, Texas.

 Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elmwood, Ill., under direction of Blake Lamb Funeral Home, Oak Lawn, Ill. Local arrangements are under direction of Haynes Mortuary.

Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Blake Lamb Funeral Home.

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Published: 01/09/2013